Keith Ridler, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 25th - 3:43pm
A total of four barrels containing radioactive sludge at an eastern Idaho nuclear site were found to have ruptured, officials said Wednesday, after initially saying earlier this month that one barrel was leaking.
The Latest on a judge's effort to streamline the process through which lawyers will decide what material seized from President Donald Trump's personal lawyer is subject to attorney-client privilege. (all times local):
Hoping to pressure colleagues to vote on gun-control legislation that has stalled in the Minnesota Legislature, a first-term lawmaker staged a 24-hour sit-in inside the House chamber, rising occasionally to read stories of people killed by gun violence.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 25th - 3:35pm
Lawyers for restaurant workers and restaurants in New York and Washington, D.C., are asking a federal appeals court in Manhattan to reinstate a lawsuit that claims President Donald Trump has business conflicts that violate the Constitution.
Federal judges in New York have taken the unusual step of voting to keep U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman in his job as the chief prosecutor in Manhattan in the absence of a nomination by President Donald Trump.
Josh Lederman and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 25th - 3:27pm
French President Emmanuel Macron drew sharp contrasts with President Donald Trump's worldview Wednesday, laying out a firm vision of global leadership that rejects "the illusion of nationalism" in a candid counterweight to Trump's appeals to put "America first."
From gathering gift cards, prepping boxed lunches and opening church doors for child care, communities across Arizona are getting ready for a historic teacher walkout that could keep hundreds of thousands of students out of school indefinitely.
Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 25th - 3:15pm
Concerned that federal regulators don't have the power to stop the dropping of live turkeys over an Arkansas festival, a lawmaker from Las Vegas is suggesting that Congress step in to ban the practice.
A former police officer who authorities suspect was an elusive serial killer who committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across California in the 1970s and 1980s has been arrested, authorities said Wednesday. Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, a former police officer, was arrested overnight and charged with first-degree murder in the 1980 killings of a Ventura County couple and was also arrested on suspicion of murder in the slayings of married couple Brian and Katie Maggiore in Sacramento County 1978.
CORRECTS: Democrats: Colleagues say VA pick Jackson recklessly prescribed drugs, crashed government vehicle while drunk. (Corrects APNewsAlert to show Jackson colleagues making allegations, not Democrats.)
Sophia Bollag and Don Thompson, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 25th - 3:07pm
A DNA match led to the arrest of a 72-year-old former police officer in one of the most baffling and sadistic crime sprees of the 1970s and '80s — a string of at least 12 slayings and 45 rapes in California by an attacker dubbed the Golden State Killer, police said Wednesday.